Security by the Numbers
While the clear majority of us in North Texas live in safe environments, I trust most of us would agree that the world in which we live is not nearly as safe and secure as it once was.
According to Alarm System Report, over 2 million home burglaries are reported in the United States each year and, on average, a burglary of a home in the U.S. occurs every 13 seconds-or about four burglaries a minute, 240 an hour, and nearly 6,000 a day.
Why you need a Home Security/Surveillance System
With the advancement of the technology and the falling prices of surveillance cameras and other electronic devices, home surveillance systems have become a common household option. Only a few years ago, a residential surveillance system was considered a high tech luxury item, limited to a multimillionaire’s mansion.
Can your camera be PROACTIVE in emergencies?
Connected video cameras are getting a lot of attention lately. They've become smaller and more powerful, and let you check in on your home anytime, from wherever you are.
Are they really security cameras though - and do they provide the protection and peace-of-mind that most of us are looking for in a Surveillance System?
Security System Misconceptions BUSTED
If you do not already have a smart home security system, you probably have a few reasons why you have not jumped in. For most people, those reasons are based on commonly held misbeliefs about smart security. As with any technology, it doesn’t hurt to see where it is going and make an educated decision about how or if it fits in your life. But you should not let what isn’t true hold you back from incorporating something truly beneficial into your life.
Here are some myths you’ve probably encountered that you can cross off the list as busted: